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The Harptones - The Collection 1953-61

The Harptones - The Collection 1953-61

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The Harptones were one of the many doo-wop vocal groups to emerge from New York City in the early ’50s and, although they did not have an illustrious chart career, they were one of the most consistently admired  groups.

With the distinctive tenor voice of Willie Winfield almost always to the fore, they produced a string of polished and classy performances on record through the 1950s, hampered in their search for chart success by recording for a variety of small and under-resourced record companies.

This 54-track 2-CD set includes A- and B-sides of singles for the Bruce, Essex, X, Paradise, Andrea, Rama, Gee, Tip Top, Domme, Warwick, Coed, Companion and Cub labels during this era, and features their best-known recordings such as A Sunday Kind of Love,  Why Should I Love You?, Life is But a Dream, The Shrine Of St. Cecilia, and What Will I Tell My Heart.

As well as their own recordings it includes performances with Bunny Paul, The Woodside Sisters, Mabel King, Raoul Cita Chorus, Ruth McFadden, Carol Blades and Valli Hilton, on which they were either named featured artists or backing vocalists.

A worthy showcase for one of doo-wop’s most stylish exponents.


Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 A Sunday Kind Of Love The Harptones

2

I'll Never Tell The Harptones
3 My Memories Of You The Harptones
4 It Was Just For Laughs The Harptones
5 I Depended On You The Harptones
6 Mambo Boogie The Harptones
7 Why Should I Love You? The Harptones
8 Forever Mine The Harptones
9 I'll Never Tell Bunny Paul & The Harptones
10 Honey Love Bunny Paul & The Harptones
11 So Soon The Woodside Sisters & The Harptones
12 Love Me The Woodside Sisters & The Harptones
13 Since I Fell For You The Harptones
14 Oobidee Oobidee Oo (You're The One For Me) The Harptones
15 I Almost Lost My Mind The Harptones
16 Oo Wee Baby The Harptones
17 Life Is But A Dream The Harptones
18 You Know You're Doing Me Wrong The Harptones
19 My Success (It All Depends On You) The Harptones
20 I've Got A Notion The Harptones
21 What Is Your Decision The Harptones
22 Gimmie Some The Harptones
23 Three Wishes The Harptones
24 That's The Way It Goes The Harptones
25 Second Hand Love The Harptones & Mabel King
26 Symbol Of Love The Harptones & Mabel King
27 Chang Chang A Lang The Harptones & Raoul Cita Chorus
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 My Memories Of You The Harptones
2 High Flyin' Baby The Harptones
3 School Boy Ruth McFadden & the Harptones
4 The Masquerade Is Over The Harptones
5 On Sunday Afternoon The Harptones
6 The Shrine Of St. Cecilia The Harptones
7 Oo Wee Baby The Harptones
8 What Did I Do Wrong? Carol Blades & The Harptones
9 When Will I Know? Carol Blades & The Harptones
10 Cry Like I Cried The Harptones
11 So Good So Fine, You're Mine The Harptones
12 For A Lifetime Valli Hilton
13 Laughing On The Outside The Harptones
14 I Remember The Harptones
15 Hep Teenager The Harptones
16 Love Me Completely The Harptones
17 What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am) ? The Harptones
18 No Greater Miracle The Harptones
19 Answer Me My Love The Harptones
20 Rain Down Kisses The Harptones
21 All In Your Mind The Harptones
22 The Last Dance The Harptones
23 What Will I Tell My Heart The Harptones
24 Foolish Me The Harptones
25 Loving A Girl Like You The Harptones
26 Devil In Velvet The Harptones
27 Your Love Is A Good Love The Harptones
  • Artist:
    The Harptones
  • EAN:
    0824046337421
  • Discs:
    2
  • FORMAT:
    CD
  • Release:
    March 2021
  • Product Code:
    ADDCD3374
  • Weight:
    0.1kg